Dorchester Heights Monument, Thomas Park, Boston, Suffolk County, MA
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Thomas Park, Boston, MA
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MA-1171
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-343).
Building/structure dates: 1898 initial construction
Significance: The Dorchester Heights Monument is part of the Boston National Historical Park, National Park Service. The monument commemorates the fortification of the Heights which forced the evacuation of the British troops from Boston on March 17, 1776. The event marked George Washington's first major victory of the Revolutionary War. Commissioned in 1898 by the General Court of Massachusetts, the monument was designed by the architectural firm of Peabody and Stearns.
Monuments & Memorials
Peabody & Stearns
Washington, Gen. George
Burns, John A., Field Team
Lawrence, Jeanne C., Field Team
Alderson, Caroline R., Field Team
Graham, William J., Field Team
Marsh, David T., Field Team
Lowe, Jet, Photographer
Dennett, Muessig & Associates, Limited, Photographer
Taylor, Douglas R., Delineator
Schiller, Angela J., Delineator
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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